Authors

Frank L. Lemont

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Letter from Frank L. Lemont to his mother J.S. Lemont, July 29, 1862. Frank speaks of his misgivings about being wounded and desire to be well and free to move about again, especially with turmoil at home, noted by the mention of his father being ill. Along these lines he mentions as well that he will do everything in his power to return home, even deserting the army or sending in his resignation.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.5

Date

Summer 7-29-1862

City

St. Luke's Hospital, New York

Keywords

Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers

Disciplines

Military History | Social History

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Included in this PDF is Bean's transcript of the letter. A modern version has been uploaded for the benefit of the researcher.

Letter from Frank L. Lemont to J.S. Lemont, July 29, 1862

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